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Table 3 Risk of recurrence, 2–365 days after the incident episode of bacteraemia

From: Impact of appropriate empirical antibiotic treatment on recurrence and mortality in patients with bacteraemia: a population-based cohort study

Empirical antibiotic therapy Incident episode
n (% of total)
Recurrent episode, day 2–365
n (%) Cause-specific Hazard Ratio (95% CI)
Crude Adjusteda
Appropriate 3778 (58) 375 (9.9) 1.0 (reference) 1.0 (reference)
Inappropriate 1290 (20) 176 (13.6) 1.50 (1.25–1.79) 1.25 (1.03–1.52)
Unknown 1415 (22) 161 (11.4) 1.23 (1.02–1.48) 1.31 (1.08–1.60)
  1. a Adjusted for age, gender, Charlson index score, origin, speciality, and group of microorganism